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VIDEO: Disbelief as Kenyan athlete almost dies while Warsaw event organizers watch



Organizers of Warsaw Marathon have been heavily criticized for failing to assist a Kenyan runner who collapsed about 800 meters from the finish line.

Recho Kosgei who was leading the women’s race and ahead of her competitors by almost three minutes collapsed during the race on Sunday and could be seen struggling to get up.

Before collapsing, she could be seen wobbling from side to side and turning her head backwards for about a mile.

She eventually, slowly, collapsed to the pavement about 2 hours, 30 minutes into the 42km race.

A video which has been circulating online shows her as she struggled to get up with two runners finally catching up with her two-and-half minutes later.

One of the runners who was in the men’s race tried to help here but she remained on the ground.

However, an Ethiopian runner Bekelu Beji zoomed past them not breaking her stride to help. She eventually won the race.

Kosgei did not finish and was eventually treated by medical personnel, according to Polish media.

Former Boston Marathon champion Wesley Korir acknowledged that it was not proper to assist an athlete finish the race but said Kosgei’s case was different.

“This is beyond acceptable although it’s illegal for race official to help a runner. I think there comes a time when logic takes over @iaaforg,” tweeted Korir.

Saddique Shaban‏, a renowned sports writer and commentator, said the organisers of Warsaw Marathon are on the spot for failing to assist Kenya’s Recho Kosgei, dangerously needing help, in Sunday’s event.

“Why would an @iaaforg Bronze Label event allow such travesty ? What if she were a local athlete? Would she be left fighting for her life?” posed Shaban on his twitter handle @ SaddiqueShaban.

“Cases of athletes dying in road races, mostly amateurs, have been on a rise. But this was no amateur athlete,” added Shaban.

Julius Kemboy‏ @JKembo tweeted, “Oh no! I hope she is now in good health! Organisers have responsibility to ensure the athletes get all assistance in the race!”

Another veteran sports journalist Makamu Mbaisi was shocked by the incident. “Warsaw Marathon really?? Where were the medics?.”


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HEARTBREAKING VIDEO: James’ funeral turns into battleground as wailing wife confronts girlfriend



Following the death of her husband, a Kenyan woman breaks down at the funeral as she tells of how James (the deceased) abandoned her and the children and went on to “eat life with a big spoon” with his Mpango wa Kando. The referenced second woman was also in attendance and was not amused by the revelation and confronts the now wailing wife. It was messy and noisy.

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Kenyan preacher set to hold a mega crusade in Atlanta this Saturday



All roads lead to Marietta Conference Centre this Saturday  as a Kenyan-born preacher holds a Mega free-entry crusade. Dubbed the Atlanta Healing Crusade, the eagerly awaited event will be presided over by Evangelist Steve Salania.

Mr Salania runs The Gift of Healing and Discernment through Jesus Christ Ministry.

“This year’s theme is God wants you whole and not sick,” he told Kenya Satellite News Network through a statement.

“God wants to do something for you that He has never done before. Don’t miss this opportunity to encounter the worldwide ministry of Steve Salania and experience the same impartation of the dynamic power of God that untold number of people have received,” the statement added.

The Crusade happens  on March 24th 2018, beginning at 2:00-5:00 PM. 

The Center is about ten miles West of Atlanta via I-75 North. You may call 404-993-0677 with any questions.

Below is a testimony from a person who only introduced him/herself as CJ

From C.J

“I BELIEVE IN YOUR GOD STEVE. I told you about my pain through the phone. I told you I don’t have faith anymore….I’m the kind that keeps everything to themselves and smile like nothing is going on…but on that  day, I don’t know how I opened up…You stopped everything you were doing and we prayed about 4 times.

I had no Faith coz I visited major hospitals here in USA where the different machines could not find anything. I was in extreme pain but I thought it’s normal to me and I accepted my painful life. But that was not true because now I am pain free. I pushed people away from me so as not to see me in pain but Your God did it for me.

MAY HE CONTINUE USING YOU. THANK YOU AND MORE BLESSINGS TO YOU AND YOUR FAMILY. I still don’t believe yet that I can sleep without pain meds… your God came Himself… I shed tears of Joy🙏🙏🙏🙏 and I will Forever be Grateful.”

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Miguna Miguna, Dallas-Based Promoter Clash over ‘Stolen’ $20,000 Raised During His US Tour



National Resistance Movement self-declared general Miguna Miguna is accusing a group of Kenyan promoters based in Dallas, Texas of stealing $20,000  from him during his tour to popularize NRM in the US city.

Miguna toured Dallas on March 10th, where he held meetings with Kenyan diaspora community and wooed them to support his NRM agenda.

His visit was organized by a Kenyan promoter, Steve Aseno, who among others; booked the meeting hall and arranged for Miguna’s flight.

The former Nairobi gubernatorial aspirant delivered a speech to his followers in Dallas, which was followed by a fundraiser to raise cash to help him foot legal bills and fix the damaged doors, which were broken by police during his arrest at his Runda home.

Miguna now claims that Aseno swindled $20,000 raised from the Dallas meeting. He said the Kenyan promoter declined to give him the whole amount donated during the fund drive.

Aseno has denied the claims, stating that he even suffered a loss of more than $1,000 from the event.

The promoter said the event flopped after Miguna launched attacks on National Super Alliance (Nasa) leader Raila Odinga over his unity pact with President Kenyatta, days before coming to Dallas.

Aseno said that several of Odinga’s supporters who had confirmed their attendance pulled out after Miguna’s attack on Odinga. Only 114 guests attended. Guests were charged $20 to enter the hall, $10 to take a photo with Miguna and $50 for an unframed photo of Raila.

“Because of Miguna running his mouth, he did not sell a single portrait and the donations became very few to the extent that most supplied had to take a cut for the sake of Miguna,” Aseno stated.

Miguna received $1,195 from the fundraiser and Sh$150 from the photos. Aseno has challenged Miguna to “use logic and explain where the figure of $20,000 came from.”

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